Go to the bottom of complaints in the genital area

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Itching, burning and vaginal pain can be a sign of infection caused by bacteria, fungi or viruses. These can be transmitted during sexual intercourse.

chlamydia infection

A chlamydial infection is noted with itching and burning sensation when urinating. In addition, purulent discharge can occur, as well as menstrual disorders or pain in the lower abdomen. But the symptoms are not always clear because the disease may also have no symptoms. Treatment is important because chlamydia infection can lead to infertility if the lining of the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes are also inflamed. In addition, the development of cervical cancer can be promoted by a Chlamydieninfektion. The treatment is with antibiotics.

Gonorrhea and syphilis

In addition, gonorrhea (gonorrhea) can cause burns in the vagina by going to the bathroom. She is treated with antibiotics. Usually, two active ingredients are used in combination. It can also go unnoticed by those affected. It can cause inflammation of the urethra or cervix of the uterus, which can spread to internal organs such as the ovaries. Syphilis, on the other hand, usually manifests as a vaginal ulcer and is treated with antibiotics, usually penicillin.

fungal infection

A fungal infection causes particularly unpleasant itching. It can cause a burning sensation during urination, the discharge changes, becomes white or possibly yellowish. Swelling and redness may also occur. For treatment, ointments and suppositories are usually used for insertion into the vagina.

Genital warts (condyloma)

In genital warts, warts resembling warts in the genital and anal region, z. T. occur only a few months after the onset of the disease. They are usually caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). They are treated with solutions that need to be applied over a longer period. Large growths usually removed the doctor surgically

Source: German magazine on women's health 1/2019


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